Translation Tips

Challenges Facing Translating Social Media Today

“Social media” is a tool used by everyone throughout the world as a way of connecting family, friends and businesses that either do not have the time to meet or never have the need to meet, but still wish to maintain contact. Examples today of social media are platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

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Free Ultimate Quality Checklist for Translation and Localization

When a project manager or localization manager works in the translation industry, it is vital that before a translation project is delivered a review checklist needs to be followed which helps to ensure the translation is of high. Today these checklists are freely available online.

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Overseas Employment Translation Requirements

People seek employment all over the world these days and governments and businesses often hire offshore to get the best talent available. That doesn’t mean that there is no bureaucracy involved in hiring overseas employees. If there is a difference in language, there may be a lot of translation required to convert personal, educational, professional and employment credentials into the language of the employer.

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Processing Times for Australian/German Visas

There are several reasons why as a German you may wish to come to Australia. If you are travelling for leisure purposes it could be to go on holiday, to visit friends and relatives or it might be an important event like the Australian Open. If one of these is your choice you have several visa options to choose from. Each has its Australian visa processing time. For these visas, you are not permitted to work, but you are allowed to study for up to 3 months.

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How to Measure a German Translator’s Accuracy

When assessing the accuracy in translation of a German translator several variables need to be considered when the assessment is taking place. These include the following:

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How to Apply For German Dual Citizenship

German citizenship is applied through jus sanguinis, or citizenship by descent. This is acquired when someone is born to a German parent anywhere in the world.

All German citizens have the right to freedom of movement in countries that are members of the European Union as this is a right assigned to citizens of countries who are part of the EU / Schengen. Dual citizenship is not required to live and work as a German in an EU country.

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Translation Tips For Translators to Provide Quality Translations

For translation services, both small and large, the translation process involves understanding a number of simple translation tips.

The first tip is that once you have been allocated the job, even though you already know how to translate well, you still have to review all the files and documents in order to plan an approach to the translation.

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What’s the Difference Between Transcreation and Translation?

Most translators, especially professional ones, will understand the difference between transcreation and translation, but the former is still very much an unknown term outside of translation circles. In reality, transcreation and translation differences are not of great interest except for those who want to get their marketing messages, audio recordings and apps translated. Transcreation is basically translation together with some modification to suit a specific audience. A website that is translated, but not transcreated, might not resonate with potential customers, but why?

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Some of the Common Challenges of Translations

What are the problems of translation one may ask? In fact, the art of translation is more challenging than many people think. How to solve translation problems can even be difficult for a translator who has two feet firmly placed in each of the two languages that he or she knows well. There are always potential linguistic traps for the unwary translator.

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Important Tips for German Visa Documents Translation

If you have been accepted for a job in Australia before you are permitted to take up the position you will need to apply for the relevant visa that fits your skill category. You may even be on a short-term working holiday visa, but you have now been offered a permanent job with either your current employer or someone else. If you usually live in Germany you will need to have any documents that you will need to facilitate your entry into Australia translated into English from German. There are certain tips on translating visa documents you need to follow before submitting your key documents with immigration & visa translations’ services.

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